Lincoln Computer Centre

92 Washington Street ● PO Box 466 ● Port Lincoln SA 5606 ● Phone 08 8682 1666 ● EmailWebFacebook

Pro tip: You can use the search feature (top-right corner) to find anything on our web site, it's a Google search so it should find it...if it's there!

18 April 2018 - BankSA Scam Alert

BankSA has recently introduced a Scam warning which is highly visible when you visit their Internet Banking logon page.

https://www.banksa.com.au/online-services/security-centre/protect-yourself/latest-scams.tab-A3

They cover two of the big issues we see on a weekly basis through our Service Department; Scam Emails & Scam Phone Calls. The scam phone call example in particular is superbly written and describes exactly how the scam works, noting that there are many variations on the theme.

12 April 2018 - Google Improves Gmail Security

Google has announced a major refresh of it's Gmail browser interface, where the best change will be the ability to "snooze" an email for a period of time you choose, so that it will pop back into your inbox on that day.

https://www.itnews.com.au/news/google-prepares-gmail-redesign-488805

22 March 2018 - Google Improves Gmail Security

From this article regarding Business Email Compromise (BEC) as a relatively new malware threat targeting larger businesses (but we have seen it in our market already) Google has announced it is further improving the security of Gmail for Google G Suite users. If you are in business and would like more information regarding your email security, please contact us for an assessment and recommendation.

And here is some good advice from International Fraud Watch

20 February 2018 - Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new Lincoln Computer Centre website where we have been off the air for a while (all my own fault!) and as we are very fond of the Google ecosystem I have decided to go back to the future and be responsible for my own website where I have been kindly offered a far more elegant and professional solution but it's just not me! I started back in the day with tables and text and photos and links using Microsoft Frontpage and here I am again with the same design using Google Sites. The design features are very basic which is what I need, I am all about providing useful information in conjunction with the goods and services we offer and this allows me to do that ad infinitum....

31 January 2018 - HP battery recall

In January 2018, HP announced a recall of some of the batteries in some of their laptop computer models. Of all the models listed, we have only sold the Pavilion X360 where we are proactively contacting our customers to ask them to run the HP Battery Check Utility to confirm whether or not their particular laptop computer is affected. We encourage anyone who is concerned about the condition of their laptop of any brand to contact us for advice.

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